Becoming a VTCAR Affiliate

Affiliation is open to all departments and colleges within Virginia Tech and surrounding community organizations in as much as their work integrates with the unifying theme of the Center to conduct cutting-edge research related to autism.

Research affiliates of VTCAR may have access to a behaviorally characterized participant pool for recruitment, identification of potential collaborators with needed expertise, coordination of collaborators for meetings and study progress, identification of funding mechanisms, public relations marketing and outreach, an annual conference, and access to physical space for interviews or services needed for specific research projects.

Click here for more information regarding becoming an affiliate and some of the benefits to being a VTCAR affiliate.

To become an affiliate:

1. Contact Dr. Angela Scarpa at or 540-231-8747

2. Fill out a New Affiliate Request Sheet and forward the completed form and a recent copy of your CV to Dr. Angela Scarpa.

Already a VTCAR affiliate but need assistance in coordinating a research collaboration?

Contact us and  we will be happy to discuss your needs.